The tale coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 178 nations. Today is the seventh day of India’s 21-day lockdown. The complete number of affirmed COVID-19 cases in India remains at 1,251. The Union Health Ministry has said that 102 patients have recouped up until this point, however 32 have kicked the bucket.
All around, there have been over 7.86 lakh affirmed instances of COVID-19. In any event 37,800 individuals have kicked the bucket up until this point. The United States, Italy and Spain have enrolled a larger number of cases than China, where the episode began. The episode is majorly affecting worldwide economy and the securities exchange. Catch the most recent updates here
1. Key Updates From Around The World
- Indonesia has declared national emergency and announced measures to help people with lower incomes, including expanding social welfare and food assistance.
- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said there can be no more measures imposed in the country than those already in place because jobs are being destroyed and that the poor are suffering disproportionately.
- Mexico has declared a health emergency and issued stricter restrictions.
- Finland extended most of its measures until May 13.
- Denmark may gradually lift its lockdown after Easter if the numbers remain stable.
2. Coronavirus In India
Delhi government has given a request under Epidemic Disease Act to District Magistrates, Municipal Corporations and the Police, to investigate the issues wherein landowners are driving specialists and attendants to abandon their property.
With respect to the Nizamuddin area, we all need to understand and appreciate that this is not the time to do fault finding. What is important for us is to take action as per our containment process in whatever areas we find a case.
3. Iran LIVE Updates
Iran has reported 141 new COVID-19 deaths, raising the total death toll to 2,898 in the country.
4. Europe LIVE Updates
Spain has recorded 849 deaths in 24 hours, AFP has reported.
During these times of crisis, across the European Union, countries, regions and cities are stretching out a helping hand to neighbours and assistance is given to those most in need: donations of protective equipment such as masks, cross-border treatments of ill patients and bringing stranded citizens home. This is European solidarity at its best.
A 12-year-old girl, infected with COVID-19, has died in Belgium.
5. Countries In Europe With The Highest Confirmed Cases
- Italy: 1,01,739 cases (includes recoveries and deaths)
- Spain: 87,956 cases
- Germany: 67,051 cases
- France: 45,170 cases
- Switzerland: 15,922 cases
- Belgium: 11,899 cases
- The Netherlands: 11,817 cases
- Austria: 9,705 cases
- Portugal: 6,408 cases
- Norway: 4,465 cases
6. Pakistan LIVE Updates
The affirmed instances of COVID-19 in Pakistan arrived at 1,865 today, indicating a steady upward direction.
Pakistan’s Ministry of Health Services in its report on devoted site indicated that the biggest region of Punjab had most extreme 652 patients.
7. US LIVE Updates
American Airlines will seek $12 billion in government assistance to steer the carrier through the global aviation downturn sparked by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
The airline industry is one of the sectors hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, with US airlines suspending most transatlantic flights and many domestic routes.
8. Canada LIVE Updates
Air Canada has reported that it would incidentally lay off about portion of its workers and diminish action by up to 90 percent in the second quarter due to the coronavirus.
The measures would influence 15,200 workers and around 1,300 directors from April 3, the aircraft said in a public statement.
9. China LIVE Updates
China has reported 48 new confirmed imported cases of the novel coronavirus while the death toll there has reached 3,305 with one more fatality from the virus-hit Hubei province.
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) said today that no new domestically transmitted cases of the COVID-19 were reported on the Chinese mainland yesterday.
But at the same time, 48 new confirmed imported cases were reported taking their total 771 and one death was from the virus-hit Hubei province.